112th United States Congress

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The 112th United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The 112th Congress first convened in Washington, D.C. on January 3, 2011 and concluded on January 3, 2013, closing out a record breaking period of internal dysfunction marked by low legislative productivity and job approval ratings.[1] A climate of political polarization greater than any Congress has weathered since the Reconstruction era stymied all but 219 bills from being passed into law, the fewest on record.[1][2] The public registered its progressive frustrations in the polls with congressional job performance approval ratings averaging around 18%, and sinking as low as 10%.[3][4]



Map of the 112th Senate
Position Representative Party
President of the Senate Joe Biden Electiondot.png Democratic
Senate Majority Leadership
President pro tempore Daniel Inouye Electiondot.png Democratic
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Electiondot.png Democratic
Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin Electiondot.png Democratic
Senate Minority Leadership
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Ends.png Republican
Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl Ends.png Republican

House of Representatives

Map of the 112th House of Representatives
Position Representative Party
Speaker of the House John Boehner Ends.png Republican
House Majority Leadership
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Ends.png Republican
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy Ends.png Republican
House Minority Leadership
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Electiondot.png Democratic
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer Electiondot.png Democratic


U.S. Senate

There are 100 members of the U.S. Senate. The following individuals served in the 112th Congress.

U.S. House

There are 435 members of the U.S. House. The following individuals served in the 112th Congress.

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